Poster Abstract Session:
139. Diagnostic Microbiology: Quality Improvement and Rapid Diagnostics
Friday, October 9, 2015: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Room: Poster Hall

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Tracks: Adult ID, Pediatric ID

Establishing Best Clinical Practice in Blood Culture Collection- Successful Implementation of a Multimodal Quality Improvement Strategy in a Public Hospital in Auckland
Hasan Bhally, Infectious Diseases Physician ; Rupert Murch, Clinical Nurse Educator ; Dragana Drinkovic, Clinical Microbiologist ; Annette Bissett, Lead phlebotomist ; Ken Kok, Quality Improvement specialist
Role of Cerebrospinal Fluid Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) in the Diagnosis of Neurosyphilis
Eunice Ann Wong, MD ; Milagros Reyes, MD, FIDSA ; Patrick Long, PhD ; Hollie Webb, MT
How to Improve Gram Stain Competency by Core Laboratory Technologists
Jeannette Guarner, MD ; Cassandra Street, MT, ASCP ; Margaret Matlock, MT, ASCP ; Lisa Cole, MT, ASCP ; Francoise Brierre, MT, ASCP
  • poster IDSA Gram stain.pdf (3.1 MB)
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    Performance of the InTrayTM GC System versus Modified Thayer-Martin Agar for Diagnosis of Urethral Gonorrhea
    Juliet Stoltey, MD, MPH ; Stephanie Cohen, MD, MPH ; Severin Gose, Dr.P.H. ; Tina Noohi, BA ; Ina Park, MD, MS

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    Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 7th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.